As a technologist turned restaurateur, Kimbal Musk thinks daily about the future of food. His own collection of restaurants, named The Kitchen and Next Door, aim to shake up food distribution by sourcing ingredients locally and providing fresh, natural food at sensible prices. His company, also called The Kitchen, builds hundreds of school gardens to teach children in low-income communities about healthy eating. […]
Memphis acknowledges the need for sustainable, fresh produce in this time of overly-processed, mass-produced food. All over the city, there are gardens geared towards creating a lasting source of locally sourced produce. When the community is putting good things in, great things come out.
His restaurants at Shelby Farms Park and the Crosstown Concourse aren’t even open, but Kimbal Musk and his team have already reached a Memphis milestone. Big Green, the nonprofit arm of Musk and Hugo Matheson’s restaurant family The Kitchen, built their 50th Learning Garden in the Memphis area at Dunbar Elementary School on May 24.
Kimbal Musk is the co-founder of The Kitchen, which is far and away my absolute favorite farm-to-table restaurant in America. What’s even cooler about The Kitchen is Big Green, a nonprofit that builds Learning Gardens in schools, teaching kids about the power of plants and improving their vegetable intake. And while he’s not running his […]